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Interested in helping the wider community; socially concerned.‘community-minded businesses’‘residents need to be community-minded and look out for each other’
community-minded, socially concerned, philanthropic, charitable, helpful to othersView synonyms
- ‘He's incredibly community-minded - a philanthropist.’
- ‘This means community-minded people have to start thinking about municipal politics now.’
- ‘Bradford firms are among the most community-minded in the country.’
- ‘Traditional societies are noted for their parochialism and poverty, but they are also characteristically more community-minded and more giving to strangers.’
- ‘Ms Wood said she was honoured to be part of such a community-minded project.’
- ‘They're robbing the system of some very community-minded people who want to contribute by providing blood.’
- ‘Two community-minded people have earned the Maldon Mayor's Award for Service to the Community.’
- ‘It's an image that epitomizes everything good about the area and the community-minded people that inhabit it.’
- ‘We are lucky because we have really community-minded parents helping us out.’
- ‘It was the city's network of ethnic, community-minded radio that helped rescue workers and concerned locals navigate the disaster areas.’
- ‘The group wants to hear from any community-minded businesses or individuals willing to sponsor the production costs.’
- ‘People here are very, very friendly and everyone is very community-minded.’
- ‘Most councillors are community-minded and give a great deal of volunteer hours.’
- ‘PC Walker said: "Residents need to be community-minded and look out for each other".’
- ‘The 1950s were slower, friendlier and more community-minded, and there was less crime and greater innocence.’
- ‘Tokyo needs more community-minded business people like this.’
- ‘While the Blue Jays will begin 2005 without their on-field leader, they'll also be missing one of Toronto's most popular and community-minded sports superstars.’
- ‘The study found teenagers who were already community-minded were unaffected by the new mandate.’
- ‘Community-minded youngsters will be get the chance to tell the council how to improve at a special youth conference this week.’
- ‘Unless more community-minded entrepreneurs like Mr Belt are willing to take on post office duties, this situation will worsen.’
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